It’s Official: Fukushima Crisis Raises To Level 7, Now On Par With Chernobyl

Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant site was inundated by the tsunami earthquake in the East (the blue) (courtesy TEPCO)

This has been rumoured all day and now it’s official.Fukushima has been raised to a level 7 nuclear crisis, putting it on par with Chernobyl.

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